Creating global growth strategies for Korean real estate capital

The 6th annual PERE Investor Forum: Seoul on 20 November will examine the new wave Korean outbound real estate capital to debt and equity projects as well as key factors driving Korean LP fund manager selections.

Established as the preeminent outbound-focused event in the region, the Forum brings together leading Korean investors with global fund managers and developers to connect capital with investment opportunities each year.

Key topics to be discussed this year include –

  • LP/GP discussion: Latest trends in global real estate and capital flow
  • LP panel: Portfolio diversification
  • All eyes on Europe: Where is room to grow?
  • Hot topic: Alternatives within Alternatives
  • All quiet on the western front?: US opportunities now and in five years
  • Real estate debt: Latest strategies in a hot asset class

Keynote speaker

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Anne Kavanagh
Chief Investment Officer, Patrizia

In an exclusive interview, Anne Kavanagh will be discussing Patrizia’s approach to real estate investing alongside their strategy and plans going forward.

200+
attendees

2:3
GP:LP ratio

100+
companies

What our delegates say...

Testimonials

Ben Hall

Q Investment Partners

The PERE Seoul Forum was informative, insightful and well organized to encourage participants to network informally while in a formal context.

Tingting Peng

ESO Capital

As always, the PERE organisers delivered a top-notch event where we were able to meet a number of Korean institutions looking to invest in Europe across a varie…

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We are currently working hard to create a world-class agenda yet again for the 2019 Forum. For any enquiries, please contact Florian Nuessel on at Florian.n@peimedia.com

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Day 1 - Tuesday 19th

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18:00 - 20:00

Opening Cocktails for LPs, Subscribers and Sponsors (by invitation only) - sponsored by Palmira Capital

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Day 2 - Wednesday 20th

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08:00 - 08:55

Registration and networking refreshments

08:55 - 09:15

Welcome from the morning chairperson

Christopher Petersen
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Christopher Petersen

Managing Director - Asia, PEI

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09:15 - 10:00

Opening keynote panel: Latest trends in global real estate and capital flow - an LP and GP discussion

Jinho Lee, Laurent Jacquemin, Alexander Hoff, Bruce Wan, Julie Ahn
  • What are the latest capital flow movements and macro trends?
  • What attractive yields are out there for the Korean institutionals?
  • Dynamic questions and answers round, driven by PERE’s editorial team
  • What is happening in terms of secondaries and exit strategies?
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Jinho Lee

Head of Global Real Assets, Postal Insurance, Korea Post

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Laurent Jacquemin

Head of Asia-Pacific, Real Assets, AXA IM – Real Assets

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Alexander Hoff

Founder and Managing Partner, Palmira

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Bruce Wan

Director, Head of APAC Research and Strategy, BlackRock Real Assets

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Julie Ahn

Partner, GRE Asset Management

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10:00 - 10:30

Keynote Interview – Strategy of the hour - Global Capital flows into Europe

Anne Kavanagh, Christie Ou
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Anne Kavanagh

Chief Investment Officer, Patrizia

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Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Reporter, PERE

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10:30 - 11:00

Networking and Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:25

PERE LP outlook: current landscape and future sentiment towards real estate

Nicole Douglas
  • Overview of the 2019 fundraising landscape
  • Investor sentiment towards private real estate strategies
  • Factors that will shape global real estate and its performance for the year ahead
  • Appetite for co-investment and the role of due diligence
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Nicole Douglas

Head of Investor Research, PEI

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11:25 - 12:10

Institutional Capital: What keeps Korea’s investors up at night?

Jin Won Lee, Changeun (Harry) Song, Jayme Younghee Han, Philip Yoon

Panel in Korean language- translation provided
• What are great strategies when it comes to portfolio diversification?
• Capital owner perspectives and the recent co-investment rise
• Where will the talent and expertise come from?

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Jin Won Lee

General Manager, Local Finance Association

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Changeun (Harry) Song

Head of Overseas Real Estate, Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)

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Jayme Younghee Han

Director, Jones Lang LaSalle

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Philip Yoon

Former Head of Overseas Corporate Finance, The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union

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12:10 - 12:35

Presentation: The Rise of Non-Bank Lending in the US Commercial Real Estate Market

Adam Tantleff
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Adam Tantleff

Managing Principal, Madison Realty Capital

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12:35 - 13:50

Networking lunch

13:50 - 14:35

Europe vs North-America

Shiraz Jiwa, Eric Michael Anton, Matthew Kaplan, Adrian Karczewicz, Mark Prevezer
  • Koreans invested $8.4bn in income-producing assets and development sites abroad. Of this, three-quarters went to Europe, up from 59% in 2017. (RCA) Will the European trend continue?
  • US: What are smart strategies to battle hedging costs and the late-cycle environment in the world’s largest RE market?
  • What locations are worth keeping an eye on? And what classes and risk-models will offer promising yields in the long run?
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Shiraz Jiwa

Chief Executive Officer, The Valesco Group

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Eric Michael Anton

Senior Managing Director, Marcus & Millichap

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Matthew Kaplan

Managing Partner, Almanac Realty Investors

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Adrian Karczewicz

Head of Divestments, Skanska Commercial Development Europe

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Mark Prevezer

Senior Consultant, Forsters

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14:35 - 15:10

Strategies:

Kevin Colket, Anne Gales, Chung Keun Kim
  • Logistics, hospitality, storage, co-living, etc – What offers the best opportunities, from a yield, regional and demographic perspective?
  • Changing demographic and generational purchasing behaviours
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Kevin Colket

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Global Hospitality Investment Group

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Anne Gales

Partner and Co-Founder, Threadmark

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Chung Keun Kim

Managing Director, Investment, Samsung SRA Asset Management

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15:10 - 15:40

Networking Break

15:40 - 16:25

Real estate debt – Latest strategies in a hot asset class

Jiroo Eoh, Hanno Kowalski, Joel Rothstein, Mark Harrison, Arjun Pandit
  • What are the best RE debt strategies in Europe, Americas, Asia and Australia? And what are the opportunities with China deleveraging?
  • What are the risks and returns across the capital stack?
  • Who are the right partners to trust?
Jiroo Eoh

Jiroo Eoh

Team Head, ABL Life Insurance

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Hanno Kowalski

Managing Director, FAP Invest

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Joel Rothstein

Shareholder and Chair – Asia Real Estate Practice, Greenberg Traurig

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Mark Harrison

Mark Harrison

Managing Director – Property, Wingate

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Arjun Pandit

Managing Director, Fund Management, CapitaLand

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16:25 - 17:10

Opportunities: When will capital flow back into Asia?

Chiwu Park, David Cheong, Rahul Ghai, Steve Choi, Andrew Shin
  • Will current outbound trends continue or are we on the brink of capital flow change?
  • What markets and asset classes will be the first to benefit, both Korea and the wider APAC region?
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Chiwu Park

Executive Director, Shinhan Alternative Investment Management

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David Cheong

Director, Real Estate, KKR Asia

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Rahul Ghai

Managing Director, Private Real Estate Asia, Partners Group

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Steve Choi

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Asia, Oaktree Capital Management

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Andrew Shin

Andrew Shin

Head of Investments (Korea), Willis Towers Watson

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17:10 - 19:00

Afternoon chairperson’s closing remarks followed by cocktail reception

Florian Nuessel
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Florian Nuessel

Conference Producer, PERE

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Julie Ahn

Partner, GRE Asset Management

Julie Ahn has 19 years of real estate experience including acquisition, asset management, inbound/outbound investment advisory, project management and development. Julie is currently working for Eleven Construction as a project manager under July Par… Read full bio

Eric Michael Anton

Senior Managing Director, Marcus & Millichap

Mr. Anton is a Senior Managing Director at Marcus & Millichap in the New York office, the firm’s largest. With more than 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, his group is focused on investment sales and equity placement transactions in t… Read full bio

David Cheong

Director, Real Estate, KKR Asia

David Cheong (Hong Kong) joined KKR in 2015 and is a member of the real estate team. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Cheong was a portfolio manager at LIM Advisors overseeing public and private special situation investments in the Asia-Pacific region based… Read full bio

Steve Choi

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Asia, Oaktree Capital Management

Mr. Choi is a managing director and Head of Asia for Oaktree’s Real Estate group. He joined Oaktree in 2007 from Pangaea Capital Management, where he was Principal and CEO of the South Korea business. Prior to Pangaea, Mr. Choi was Principal and Chie… Read full bio
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Kevin Colket

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Global Hospitality Investment Group

Kevin Colket is the Founder and CEO of the Global Hospitality Investment Group (GHIG), a real estate private equity firm incorporated in January 2019. GHIG focuses on investing in under-valued hotels (single assets, portfolios, and operating companie… Read full bio

Nicole Douglas

Head of Investor Research, PEI

Nicole Douglas is the Head of Investor Research for PEI’s Research & Analytics department. Based in London but working across the company’s offices and products, she oversees researched content, surveys, and projects on investors globally. She is als… Read full bio
Jiroo Eoh

Jiroo Eoh

Team Head, ABL Life Insurance

Jiroo Eoh is the Team Head, leading infrastructure and real assets (real estate) investment team, at ABL Life Insurance (Korea). Previously, Jiroo worked with Macquarie Group (Macquarie Capital and Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, both Austr… Read full bio

Anne Gales

Partner and Co-Founder, Threadmark

Anne is a co-founder of Threadmark. She has over 25 years experience of capital raising and financial markets, and has advised and raised capital for over 50 different fund managers in real estate, credit, infrastructure and private equity since 2002… Read full bio

Rahul Ghai

Managing Director, Private Real Estate Asia, Partners Group

Rahul Ghai is part of the Asian Private Real Estate business unit, based in Singapore. He is a member of the Private Real Estate Investment Committee and has 16 years of industry experience. He is a member of the Board of Directors of 73 Miller Stree… Read full bio

Jayme Younghee Han

Director, Jones Lang LaSalle

Jayme Han, Executive Director, Asia Funds Advisory and Distribution, is responsible for JLL Asia Pacific mandates and distribution in the firm's Global Funds Advisory team. Ms Han takes on regional responsibilities focused on advisory mandates and di… Read full bio
Mark Harrison

Mark Harrison

Managing Director – Property, Wingate

Mark Harrison has over twenty years’ experience in the Australian property and property finance sectors. Mark joined Wingate in 2008 as Managing Director, Property and has overseen the growth of the property division into one of Australia’s most acti… Read full bio

Alexander Hoff

Founder and Managing Partner, Palmira

Alexander has more than 20 years of industry experience. Before setting up Palmira, he was CEO Germany for GPT Halverton and built the business from scratch to €1bn under management. Prior to that he was a member of the Executive Committee of Vivico… Read full bio

Laurent Jacquemin

Head of Asia-Pacific, Real Assets, AXA IM – Real Assets

Laurent is currently Head of Asia-Pacific at AXA IM – Real Assets. He is responsible for all operations in the Asia-Pacific region, including overseeing investment, asset management and capital raising activities from the offices in Japan, South Kore… Read full bio

Shiraz Jiwa

Chief Executive Officer, The Valesco Group

Mr. Shiraz Jiwa is the founder and CEO of The Valesco Group and has a distinguished track record spanning almost 2 decades. Mr. Jiwa has successfully closed and managed over EUR 3 billion of European commercial real estate investments, delivering str… Read full bio

Matthew Kaplan

Managing Partner, Almanac Realty Investors

Mr. Kaplan joined Almanac in 1992 and is currently responsible for overseeing the activities of Almanac and is the Portfolio Manager of the ARS Fund Series. Prior to joining Almanac, he served in the Corporate Finance Department of Rothschild Inc. He… Read full bio

Adrian Karczewicz

Head of Divestments, Skanska Commercial Development Europe

Adrian Karczewicz – Head of Divestments for Skanska’s commercial development unit in CEE. Responsible for sourcing buyers and conducting transaction processes in four CEE markets: Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania. Adrian has over 20 ye… Read full bio

Anne Kavanagh

Chief Investment Officer, Patrizia

Anne joined PATRIZIA in April 2017 as a Member of the Board and Chief Investment Officer. PATRIZIA has been active as an investment manager in the real estate market across Europe for more than 35 years and manages c. EUR 40 billion of real estate as… Read full bio

Hanno Kowalski

Managing Director, FAP Invest

Based in Berlin Hanno Kowalski is Managing Director of FAP Invest, a separate business unit of the FAP Group forming the first professional real estate investment platform in Germany with focus on debt products. Institutional investors get access to… Read full bio

Jin Won Lee

General Manager, Local Finance Association

Jin Won Lee is General Manager of Alternative Investment Division at Local Finance Association from May 2019, after joining the company December 1993. He had been working Alternative Investment Division, Risk Management Office, etc. at Teachers’ Pens… Read full bio

Jinho Lee

Head of Global Real Assets, Postal Insurance, Korea Post

Jinho Lee is Head of Global Real Assets at the Alternative Investment Division of Korea Post Insurance. Jinho is currently in charge of managing Korea Post Insurance’s global real estate and infrastructure investments as well as developing strategic… Read full bio

Chung Keun Kim

Managing Director, Investment, Samsung SRA Asset Management

Mr. Kim very recently joined Samsung SRA Asset Management as Chief Investment Officer to spearhead the real estate investment activities globally. Prior to Samsung SRA Asset Management, until recently, he was the head of Infrastructure at KIC. He had… Read full bio

Florian Nuessel

Conference Producer, PERE

Florian Nuessel is the conference producer for PERE’s flagship event week, which includes PERE Asia, PERE Debt and PERE Tech. Previously, he has produced events for the financial industry for Haymarket Media in 2018. He has also worked as a senior co… Read full bio
Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Reporter, PERE

Christie Ou is the Asia-Pacific reporter for PERE covering the private equity real estate markets in the region. Prior to joining PERE, she covered Asia’s business market for Bloomberg Business Week Chinese and the credit market for UK based Private… Read full bio

Arjun Pandit

Managing Director, Fund Management, CapitaLand

Mr. Arjun Pandit is a Managing Director at CapitaLand Investment Management and is responsible for managing all aspects of the real estate private debt funds business of the Group. Mr. Pandit is one of the most experienced commercial real estate prof… Read full bio

Chiwu Park

Executive Director, Shinhan Alternative Investment Management

Chiwu Park is leading SAIM's Real Estate and Structured Finance team which helps Korean investors to reach out to the cross border commercial real estate, credit and structured investment markets. His investment business is majorly based on the real… Read full bio

Christopher Petersen

Managing Director - Asia, PEI

Chris has nearly two decades of leadership experience in financial media and institutional investment conferences across Asia, the US, and Europe. From 2000 to 2006, Chris ran the Alternative Investment Group at Strategic Research Institute, a US bas… Read full bio

Mark Prevezer

Senior Consultant, Forsters

For over 30 years Mark has advised some of the world's foremost blue chip and institutional clients on real estate and corporate matters, serving in various roles as the Managing Partner and Senior Partner of a boutique law firm in the City. He then… Read full bio

Joel Rothstein

Shareholder and Chair – Asia Real Estate Practice, Greenberg Traurig

Joel H. Rothstein is Chair of the Asia Real Estate Practice of the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig. A leading international real estate attorney, he advises financial institutions, private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, real estate… Read full bio
Andrew Shin

Andrew Shin

Head of Investments (Korea), Willis Towers Watson

Andrew Shin joined Willis Towers Watson in 2012 and is Head of Investment Services, Korea, advising Korean institutions. Andrew commenced his investment career in Canada progressing through a number of roles including product development, research an… Read full bio

Changeun (Harry) Song

Head of Overseas Real Estate, Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)

Harry Song is responsible for cross-border real estate investment at POBA. Before joining the company in 2007, he worked at PAKC Realty Advisors from 2005, taking charge of domestic and overseas pension funds and real estate fund management. He recei… Read full bio

Adam Tantleff

Managing Principal, Madison Realty Capital

Adam Tantleff is one of the three Managing Principals of Madison Realty Capital (“Madison” or the “Firm”), having joined the Firm in 2005 prior to the launch of its initial fund. Mr. Tantleff’s primary responsibilities include capital raising for the… Read full bio

Bruce Wan

Director, Head of APAC Research and Strategy, BlackRock Real Assets

Bruce Wan, Director, is the Head of APAC Research and Strategy for BlackRock Real Assets. He leads the real estate and infrastructure market research, analysis and forecasting functions for the Asia-Pacific region, as well as contribute to investment… Read full bio

Philip Yoon

Former Head of Overseas Corporate Finance, The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union

Philip Yoon was the former Head of Overseas Corporate Finance Team of Korean Teachers’ Credit Union. Philip has responsibility for leading the team managing Alts assets including Private Equity, Private Debt, and Hedge Fund. Prior to joining KTCU, Ph… Read full bio
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PERE Investor Forum: Seoul offers a unique opportunity for organisations to raise their profile by meeting with a global audience of senior decision-makers in the private real estate industry.

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